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[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Closing Plenary - DrupalCon Chicago 2011
Find out about DrupalCon London, DrupalCon North America 2012, and more in the closing session of DrupalCon Chicago!
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; closing session
Downloads: 378
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Test, Tune, Tweak, Hack, Repeat: Industrial-strength Performance and Scalability - Matt Butcher, Theresa Summa
Yeah, sure... your site is slow. But why? How do you find out? And what are you going to do about it when you do find out? In this session the development team at ConsumerSearch.com (one of the largest Drupal sites out there) discusses performance and scalability issues we've faced and how we've addressed them. We'll be sharing how we tested, tuned, tweaked, and hacked Drupal and our environment to squeeze as much performance out of it as we could...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; coder; intermediate
Downloads: 452
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - The Platypus Problem - Jeff Eaton
Call them modules, plugins, libraries, or widgets: any project that relies on an ecosystem of independent tools eventually hits the Platypus Problem: inexplicable, emergent complexity. That kind of complexity can confound the best software architects and community organizers. The problem isn't insurmountable, though: by applying what we know of real-world ecology to Drupal, we can better understand the problem, gain insights into our own community, and identify important coping strategies...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; community; intermediate
Downloads: 388
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Distribution deli - Ferdinand Alimadhi, Dick Olsson, Bryan Hirsch, Wilbur Ince, Jay Batson
How do you harness the flexibility of Drupal without sacrificing ease of use and user appeal? How do you tap into the Drupal expertise from other users in your industry? A Drupal Distribution may be the answer for you! In this session, you will learn about four different Drupal distributions. Each has a different focus, but they all aim to make Drupal easier to understand, use, and support. Attend this session to learn about how Distributions work, and how one of them might work for you.
Keywords: drupalcon; drupalcon chicago 2011; drupal; beginner; implementation and config; distributions
Downloads: 410
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Designing for Mobile - Steve Fisher
Wired magazine said the web is dead. Well, they were wrong, but it is becoming a lot more mobile. Does that mean that we need to change how we design interfaces? Absolutely. I've been tackling mobile interfaces and designs and want to share the goods with you! In this session I cover what is means to design for a mobile context and how to create stunning designs that communicate well across devices...
Keywords: Drupalcon Chicago 2011; drupalcon; Drupal; Beginner; Design and UX
Downloads: 853
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - This is horribly broken, how can we fix it? - Gábor Hojtsy
Have you encountered a moment ever using Drupal when you found your work broken due to Drupal core or some module? Managed to track down the cause outside of your code and configuration? Great, you can get it fixed for yourself! But that is not gonna be sustainable for your project's future. How can you get that fixed for others as well and how will you get fixes contributed by others? As the saying goes "Drupal never sleeps", so you can get feedback on your fixes while you are commuting or watc...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; community; fixes; beginner; patch; documentation
Downloads: 271
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Paying for the plumbing - Allie Micka, Grace Francisco, Carol Smith, Robert Douglass
As Drupal grows, there are a variety of ways to get module and other development funded. Corporate support, educational programs, and grants are all becoming increasingly common. This panel discussion focuses on the ways in which Drupal developers can 'Pay for the Plumbing' outside of the traditional client services model.
Keywords: Drupalcon Chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; intermediate; Drupal community; funding
Downloads: 206
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Drupal Summit - A New Drupal Conference Paradigm - Jared Stoneberg
One of the largest early impacts on my Drupal experience was attending a Drupal camp. Drupal camps have grown and become wildly popular and for good reason- they are awesome. In the Pacific Northwest we have developed a new model that has evolved from our successful camp history- a conference for Drupal professionals. Come hear where this idea came from, what we have learned after 2 years of running the conference and why we think serving the Drupal community looks different today than it used t...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; intermediate; drupal community; summit
Downloads: 229
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Git Phase Next: The Promised Land - Derek Wright, Angie Byron, Sam Boyer
At DrupalCon San Francisco, we presented a panel discussion entitled The exodus: leading Drupal out of CVS where we introduced the effort to migrate Drupal.org from CVS to Git. By the time DrupalCon Chicago happens, we hope to have already done the initial migration and completed what we've been calling Git Phase 2. To find out what that means for you, don't miss Git on Drupal.org: It's Easier Than You Think!...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; drupal community; intermediate; git
Downloads: 361
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - SESSION LIST Drupal Usability for Developers: How to Get Real People to Love Your Work - David Rothstein, Gábor Hojtsy
Do you want the code you write to have an amazing user interface, one that allows site administrators to actually appreciate your module's awesome under-the-hood functionality, rather than (a) clicking around in vain before giving up and running away, or (b) constantly asking you for help? Fortunately, you're not alone. The Drupal community has put a lot of effort into usability improvements in Drupal 7 core, and even bigger improvements are happening in the Drupal 7 contrib space and will happe...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; usability; intermediate; code; coder
Downloads: 316
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Building Successful Local Communities: Insights and Best Practices - Ivo Radulovski, João Ventura
Developing a local community is about more than free beer and coffee. It requires a serious focus on developing a social community that is passionate, open, transparent, knowledgable, collaborative, and trustworthy. The proliferation of new communities worldwide represents varying levels of success at community development. The organization and strategy (or lack thereof) arguably is one of the biggest determinants of success for new communities...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; beginner; drupal community; user group
Downloads: 325
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Drupal in the Cloud - Jim Salem, Josh Koenig, Robert Collazo, Pierre Couzy
What do cloud services offer Drupal developers today? See Drupal cloud technology from Acquia, Pantheon, and Microsoft up close and behind the scenes. We'll put these tools in the hot-seat to see if they are ready for prime time and how they compare to traditional hosting and to each-other. We will also do a deep dive into the stacks to see how they were built to scale.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; intermediate; implementation and config; git
Downloads: 576
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Welcome to Drupal(Con) - Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire. Robert Douglass
We want you to be part of Drupal! In this session, we'll cover some of the most common questions that come up when choosing Drupal and how to get started once you've made that choice. Helping users with widely varying experience get the most out of Drupal at Acquia has given us some insights about getting to know Drupal and how it can best work for you.
Keywords: DrupalCon Chicago 2011; drupalcon; Drupal; Drupal Community; Beginner
Downloads: 440
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Community-Based Drupal Training - Jennifer Hodgdon; Douglas Vann; Andy Laken; Barry Madore
This session brings together a panel with different perspectives on and experiences with community-based Drupal training (by which we mean training that is inexpensive and provided by and for the Drupal community). We will discuss: Audience: Who are the possible audiences for community-based training, and which audiences do you focus on? Goals: What are the possible goals of community-based training, and which goals do you focus on? Delivery methods: What forms of training have you tried, and ho...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; training; beginner; drupal community
Downloads: 180
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Resourcing for Drupal – Insight into Building a Stellar Team - Glenn Hilton, Dave Terry
The last few years have consistently seen 10%+- global unemployment as much of world is mired in an economic recession. However, the demand for top Drupal talent remains strong. In this session, we’ll look at the importance of team building (and balancing that with the demands of the industry), working with remote workers, and bringing out the best in employees. For Drupal business owners or enterprise-level organizations implementing Drupal, resourcing has become increasingly difficult and re...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; beginner; business and strategy; resourceing
Downloads: 326
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Lessons Learned from the Agile Process Applied - Jenn Sramek, Elizabeth Raley, Justine Hirsch
Are you looking for a new approach to doing what you do? Are you tired of introductory sessions that leave you with more questions than answers? Do you thirst for real-life examples of processes applied? Then this is the session for you! A small panel of seasoned Project Managers/ScrumMasters from CivicActions will begin with a basic introduction to the Agile/Scrum framework (with handout) so you can follow the ensuing discussion easily...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; beginner; business and strategy; agile
Downloads: 467
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Drupal Module Coding: Leaner Techniques for Faster Websites. - Irakli Nadareishvili, Erik Summerfield
Problem: Drupal often gets "credit" for being a memory- and CPU-hungry content management system. Solution: The session will describe latest code-design best practices that, when used in module development, provide better resource profile and decrease memory footprint of Drupal-built projects. We will show how to leverage frameworks like CTools to write leaner, yet extensible modules and what impact the best practices used in this style have on the performance and scalability of the system.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; coding; advaced; performance
Downloads: 626
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - The type revolutionary’s cookbook - Terrence O'Leary, Aaron Stanush
An exploration of the new tools at the disposal of UX designers for working with type. The session will begin with a brief history of type on the web then move into the current state of the art. Topics will include an assessment of services than license @font-face fonts including Typekit, Monotype, and FontDeck, and how to use them successfully with Drupal. CSS3 standards for handling type will also be discussed with emphasis on incorporating effects like multi-column layout, hyphenation and jus...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; design and ux; intermediate
Downloads: 398
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Automated Testing and Drupal - Steven W. Merrill
If you've worked on a multi-developer project, you've probably seen it. Everyone works on their own copy of the repository, finishes a batch of changes, integrates changes to the repository...and at some point, someone discovers that there is a bug. Perhaps they or someone else were coding against uncommitted changes on their own checkout, or two developers working on seemingly unrelated components accidentally introduced a conflict...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; software testing; intermediate; coder
Downloads: 885
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - "Drupal as a Framework" vs. "Drupal as a Platform" - Moshe Weitzman, Jeff Eaton, Irakli Nadareishvili
There has been a longstanding debate within the Drupal Community as to whether the framework should be separated from the CMS application. This session therefore serves to provide newbies and experts alike with a general overview of the sometimes contentious debate. It is meant to provide context for a debate that likely will be rekindled as the Community seeks to scope D8. Both sides of the debate will be presented, with an emphasis on explaining why framework adherents continue to push for bet...
Keywords: DrupalCon Chicago 2011; drupalcon; Drupal; Beginner; Implementation and Config
Downloads: 978
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Views Demystified - Rian Breaw
Are you wondering why you might use the Views module? If you should use the Views module? Wondering how “Filters” and “Sorting” and “Fields” can be used to easily create the sophisticated content presentation you seek? This session proposal is targeted for beginners and intermediate users who are still figuring out how to understand the basics of views. We will stick to the views UI, delve into basic strategies for using views, and explore how the simple, non-code based tools within ...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; beginner; implementation and config; views
Downloads: 846
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - Advanced Features Usage - Neil Hastings
Features got you flummoxed? Used well, Features can be a powerful addition to your projects and development process. However, when not used carefully, they can be a powerful drain on your time and resources. There are many factors to consider in advanced usage of Features. In this session, we’ll address several best practices and decision points, including: When to use, and not use, Features Avoiding common "gotchas" in Features Integrating features with your module using Features hooks and ct...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; implementation; configuration; advanced; features
Downloads: 927
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Intro to Accessible Site-Building in Drupal - Brandon Bowersox, Hadi Rangin
What should you do when your client or boss tells you to make your Drupal website accessible? This session will give you the important tools to implement accessibility of your site — the theme, public content, and authenticated user interface. We will cover every stage of a project including planning for accessibility, selecting modules, theming, and testing. We’ll provide lots of tools and resources for testing and ensuring accessibility...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; beginner; themeing; accessibility
Downloads: 831
[audio]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Drupal 7 Theming Basics Audio - David Needham, Jennifer Lea Lampton, Carl Wiedemann, eojthebrave
Drupal puts ultimate control in the hands of the themer. Use the power to the fullest by finding out the key differences in the newest and greatest version of Drupal and how that relates to building or converting your theme. This session is intended for people who want to make their brand new Drupal site look beautiful. We will cover the important changes new in Drupal 7 and introduce best practices for converting your favorite Drupal 6 themes.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; themeing; beginner; basics
Downloads: 56
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Drupal 7 Theming Basics - David Needham, Jennifer Lea Lampton, Carl Wiedemann, eojthebrave
Drupal puts ultimate control in the hands of the themer. Use the power to the fullest by finding out the key differences in the newest and greatest version of Drupal and how that relates to building or converting your theme. This session is intended for people who want to make their brand new Drupal site look beautiful. We will cover the important changes new in Drupal 7 and introduce best practices for converting your favorite Drupal 6 themes.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; themeing; beginner; basics
Downloads: 1,569 (1 review)
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Strategies for Client Management - Chris Strahl, Vanessa Turke, Amye Scavarda, Seth Brown, Rachel Scott
We're putting on a panel that pulls together experienced, mid-level and new project managers from the Drupal community to talk about strategies for client and project management. We'll be talking about instructive failure points in our own work, with personal stories of how we mess things up and how we recover gracefully. This panel will be informative, entertaining and full of audience participation possibilities...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; beginner; business and strategy
Downloads: 498
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - Faster Front End Performance - Matt Farina, Dan Mouyard
Focusing on making web pages render faster in browsers is an under hyped form of performance optimization. While most performance sessions focus on varnish, memcache, and other technologies to scale a site or make the server run more efficiently we will focus on making pages render faster in browsers. This includes image, JavaScript, and CSS optimization as well as some browser characteristics we can use to our advantage...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; performance; themeing; optimization; intermediate
Downloads: 590
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Aphorisms of API design - Larry Garfield
Code that talks only to itself is not useful to anyone. Code that enables other code magnifies its power 10-fold. But how do we enable other code, and those who write it? What makes a module extensible? What is that vague extra something that turns merely extensible code into an API, a library, and a cornerstone of other systems? How do we harness that power for ourselves? Let us examine the Aphorisms of Good API design, and the 8-Fold Path of API Nirvana...
Keywords: Drupalcon Chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; intermediate; coder; design; API
Downloads: 728
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Competing with Giants - How to Win with Drupal vs Proprietary Alternatives - Bryan House
Drupal has become a serious player in the enterprise market, encountering a new set of competitors along the way. Free software alone isn't enough for most larger organizations to choose Drupal. The technical selection process is more intensive, with many more stakeholders influencing the decision process - each with their own biases and requirements. Additionally, enterprises rely on guidance from analysts and their peers to create their short list of potential options to consider...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; beginner; business and strategy
Downloads: 773
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Interface Therapy: Emotional design and Drupal’s user experience - James Elliott
American psychologist, Abraham Maslow proposes a hierarchy of needs to describe human fulfillment. Basic physiological needs must be satisfied before higher tier emotional needs can be met or even considered. Applying this model to interface design creates a similar hierarchy of needs that can be used to create a better UX. An product needs to first be functional; it must perform the task set forth...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; design and ux; intermediate
Downloads: 422
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - How to Make Awesomesauce - mortendk
Theming a site is NOT doing a grid, modifying the CSS & changing a bit of HTML - Theming starts when the first field is created! This is where Design, UX, Drupal stuff, functionality and content (read: user input *argh*) all comes together as a big "happy" family - or rather all wanna have its say, and nobody wanna take the responsibility for all the stuff nobody thought of. Its a battleground where quick n dirty solutions will hunt you down in about 6 months, decisions that were made in the sta...
Keywords: drupal; drupalcon; drupalcon chicago; drupalcon chicago 2011; themeing; awesomesauce; intermediate
Downloads: 1,146
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Advanced accessibility in Drupal - Katherine Lynch
As Drupal and Web technologies advance, so does accessibility. New techniques, protocols, and technologies have emerged for opening up the Web to as many users as possible. Drupal development makes it easy to incorporate advanced techniques for accessibility into any contributed module or theme. This presentation will detail new techniques for making the user experience on Drupal sites as equal and usable as possible for all users, regardless of any disability.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; themeing; intermediate; accessibility
Downloads: 943
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Advanced Drush - Moshe Weitzman, Owen Barton, Mark Sonnabaum
The drush maintainers give a whirlwind tour through the major features of Drush, the Drupal shell. At first, Drush is handy for greatly speeding up administration on your Drupal site. Once your ken grows, learn how to write your own Drush commands and execute commands on remote servers. The intent of this session is to show whats possible. The notes from the presentation will document all commands so just sit back and enjoy the ride...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; coder; intermediate; drush
Downloads: 2,247 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Building awesome user interfaces with Drupal 7's Form, AJAX, and Theme systems - Alex Bronstein
The primary focus of Drupal 7 was usability (other great things were achieved too). As a result, over the last couple years, we've been blessed to have many new UI designers join the Drupal community, and some long-time Drupalists got a renewed passion for creating better user experiences. Let's keep the momentum going by creating awesome UX in contrib modules and in the websites we build. Designers and developers get frustrated when they have a vision for a great UI, but don't know whether it c...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; themeing; intermediate; git
Downloads: 3,633 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - Media - Aaron Winborn, Jacob Singh
After more than two years of development by over a dozen developers during several sprints, the Media module is ready for prime time in Drupal 7! Come learn about the magic of the API that has brought together images and videos, from local files and remote streams, all under one package.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; media module; beginner; implementation; configuration
Downloads: 5,975
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Views for Hackers - Karim Ratib
Views is a query generator and renderer. Its open internal architecture allows 3rd-party modules to extend its capabilities almost infinitely. In this session, I will present Views from an architectural, top-down perspective. Starting with the 10,000-feet-high conceptual view, we will progressively drill down on the details until we hit the code. Here are some of the topics covered in the talk: * Adding new tables for Views consumption * Writing plugins and handlers for all sorts of Views entiti...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; views module; intermediate; coder
Downloads: 1,027
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Building Drupal Platforms - Frank Febbraro
Drupal as a platform is exploding. The way organizations plan and build sites no longer fit neatly into one domain, one design, one set of users, or one site. As Drupal moves further into government and the "enterprise" market, it is no longer being built (or sold) as a single site, but as a platform to meet the needs of multiple business units, departments or agencies both internal and external. These needs can be met through a variety of architectural approaches including installation profiles...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; intermediate; implementation and config; platform
Downloads: 1,316
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - The right way to wireframe - Ross Unger
Get a behind the scenes look at the design process used by four different UX designers, all working to solve the exact same problem with the exact same set of requirements. We'll identify the right way--for you--to wireframe. This highly energetic session will provide an in-depth behind the scenes look at the process behind the design, including: research, IA/interaction design, wireframing/prototyping and visual design...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; web design; intermediate; design and ux
Downloads: 907
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Drupal security for coders - Greg Knaddison
In this session you will learn about the most common vulnerabilities created in Drupal sites, how to exploit them, and how to protect against them. Based on years of experience on the Drupal Security Team and doing security reviews for websites, the presenters will show specific details for finding and using weaknesses in Drupal sites. Seeing the problems is the start: then you will learn how to write and patch code to fix security weaknesses...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; coder; intermediate; security
Downloads: 743
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Drupal 7 JavaScript for Developers - Katherine Bailey, Randy Fay
There have been many significant changes in Drupal 7 that affect how we as developers can incorporate JavaScript elements into the functionality we build. This session will cover the AJAX framework as it relates to dynamic form elements and non-form-related AJAX functionality; the use of JS libraries; leveraging the improved flexibility of the Drupal JavaScript API. It will provide some concrete examples of common functionality and how easy it is to achieve in Drupal 7.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; coder; advanced; javascript
Downloads: 1,828
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - Visual Hierarchy 1, 2, 3: This MUST Be Important! - Jared Ponchot
Whether you're designing a homepage, the next Views interface, or a car dashboard, visual hierarchy is one of the most important design principles that comes into play. We'll look at real world examples of visual hierarchy gone good and bad and some basic fundamentals, tips and tricks to ensure that the important things win in your designs. We'll dive into Drupal for some real world examples of visual hierarchy decisions that affect us Drupalers every day...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; design; ux; usability; beginner
Downloads: 577
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Getting early estimates right - Jakob Persson
Almost all clients who approach you about a project want to know up front what the total cost will be. They hand you some loose notes and expect a fixed number of hours or price. To many this presents an impossible task. What is often forgotten is that an exact estimate isn't expected. What you need to produce is one that is accurate enough to close the sale.
Keywords: DrupalCon Chicago 2011; drupalcon; Drupal; Business and Strategy; Beginner
Downloads: 1,492
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Making Beautiful Maps - Alan Palazzolo; Thomas Turnbull
Web mapping is a substantial way for users to explore data on a site. More and more users are comfortable using a web mapping interface thanks to mostly the work of Google Maps. This means that you can have more confidence in your audience's ability to use a map to find relevant data. "Google Maps are like stock photography". We are past the point of just embedding a Google Map into a site and putting a few red markers on it...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; maps; mapping; api; intermediate; theming
Downloads: 1,824
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Attain Apache Solr Coding Chops - Peter Wolanin; Chris Pliakas
This session is for those who are excited by the great power of Apache Solr search for Drupal but want to understand how to customize their search and use Solr to power parts of the site. Join us for a technical deep dive into the world of Apache Solr search integration focused on the expanded possibilities in Drupal 7, as well as the improving overlap between the front-end components that interface with Solr and other search back ends like the PHP Zend lucene api.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; apache solr; search; intermediate; coder
Downloads: 1,561
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - Workbench: Managing Content Management - Robin Barre,Colleen Carroll,Ken Rickard
Our clients often come to Drupal with expectations about the features of a content management system (CMS). In many cases, Drupal handles the features they expect. However, not all editorial tools are a part of Drupal Core, and Drupal has addressed these tools with various contributed modules. As a result, Drupal’s editorial space generally lacks a consistent workflow and interface. At DrupalCON San Francisco, Palantir.net outlined the opportunities we saw for improving content management work...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; workflow; implementation; configuration; intermediate
Downloads: 2,236
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - BoF - Page Manager, Panels and other related topics - Steve Purkiss
Fairly fuzzy but useful recording from my phone of Kris Vanderwater's Birds of a Feather session on Page Manager, Panels, and other related topics session http://chicago2011.drupal.org/conference/bof/page-manager-panels-and-other-related-topics
Keywords: DrupalCon Chicago 2011; DrupalCon; Drupal; Ctools; Page Manager; Panels; BoF; Birds of a Feather
Downloads: 263
[movies]DrupalCon Chicago 2011 - Drupal 7: Interface Patterns - Roy Scholten
There are more interface patterns available to Drupal module developers then ever before. Drupal has standards for writing code. But what about the interface? Join Bojhan Somers and Roy Scholten from the UX-Team for high-level tour through the available options and gain insight into how to build a usable interface. We will cover the following topics : * Information architecture * Designing complex interfaces * Case: Configure, listing, navigation * UI Patterns We'll have a look at a couple modul...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; user interface; intermediate; design and ux
Downloads: 605
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - The Tools of the Trade - Lior Kesos; Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg; Aaron Pava; Eric Gundersen
In many Drupalcons, experienced Drupal shops shared their tips, tricks and knowledge with newer and smaller Drupal developers. Instead of abstract guidelines - We'd like to focus on the tools we use throughout the sales/spec/develoment/deploy cycle.
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; website development; beginner; business and strategy
Downloads: 648
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - Creating an Online Community the Open Source Way - Jason Hibbets
Many people are familiar with open source communities and the open source development model. The success of open source is based on the principles of sharing, collaboration, transparency, meritocracy, rapid prototyping, and others. This session uses opensource.com as a case study to explore the ways the website went from an idea to a growing community. The different elements needed to achieve this include a content management system, compelling content, and community participation...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; drupalcon; drupal; beginner; business; strategy; community; open source; collaboration
Downloads: 428
[movies]Drupalcon Chicago 2011 - Design in the Browser: Use CSS to Stop Lying to Ourselves and Our Clients - Mason Wendell
Call it "Hard Boiled" web design, Agile Design, or simply Design in the Browser, we now have the tools to create, present, and get sign off on design without resorting to creating an endless series of static images that are at best an approximation of the site we'll eventually build. Designing web pages as static images is usually a time-consuming exercise and produces a lie we tell ourselves and our clients...
Keywords: drupalcon chicago 2011; druplacon; drupal; design; themeing; css; html5; ux; usability; intermediate
Downloads: 1,010
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